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1. Straight Outta Compton (2015)
R | 147 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
Votes: 126,275 | Gross: $161.03M
3. Ant-Man (2015)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Votes: 328,827 | Gross: $180.19M
4. Ghostbusters II (1989)
PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.
Votes: 142,714 | Gross: $112.49M
5. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Votes: 42,030 | Gross: $29.08M
6. Sex and the City 2 (2010)
R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While wrestling with the pressures of life, love, and work in Manhattan, Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte join Samantha for a trip to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), where Samantha's ex is filming a new movie.
Votes: 60,280 | Gross: $95.33M
7. 17 Again (2009)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Mike O'Donnell is ungrateful for how his life turned out. He gets a chance to rewrite his life when he meets a janitor near a bridge.
Votes: 148,522 | Gross: $64.15M
8. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller
Six years after Michael Myers last terrorized Haddonfield, he returns there in pursuit of his niece, Jamie Lloyd, who has escaped with her newborn child, for which Michael and a mysterious cult have sinister plans.
Votes: 21,233 | Gross: $15.13M
9. Jarhead (2005)
R | 125 min | Action, Drama, War
A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.
Votes: 144,988 | Gross: $62.65M
10. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
R | 135 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.
Votes: 56,644 | Gross: $4.16M
11. 90 Minutes in Heaven (2015)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama
A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.
Votes: 2,205 | Gross: $4.70M
13. The Devil Inside (2012)
R | 83 min | Horror
In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Votes: 30,849 | Gross: $53.25M
14. The Central Park Five (2012)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Crime, History
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
Votes: 4,769 | Gross: $0.27M
15. Abandoned (VI) (2015)
86 min | Drama
In 1989 the trimaran Rose Noelle set sail from Picton, New Zealand, for Tonga with four men on board. After a freak wave turned the boat upside down, they drifted for 119 days before landing on Great Barrier Island.
16. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Votes: 46,477 | Gross: $1.61M
17. Polytechnique (2009)
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, History
A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.
18. Shocker (1989)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Votes: 11,564 | Gross: $16.55M
19. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,158 | Gross: $4.81M
20. Almost Human (2013)
80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Mark Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light almost two years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him alive. Now a string of grisly, violent murders... See full summary »
Votes: 2,328 | Gross: $0.01M
21. Snails in the Rain (2013)
Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Romance
Tel Aviv, Summer 1989.Boaz, a beautiful and alluring linguistics student, receives anonymous, male written, love letters that undermines his sexual identity and interfere his peaceful life with his beloved girlfriend.
24. Rosario Tijeras (2005)
R | 126 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and ... See full summary »
26. Two Evil Eyes (1990)
R | 120 min | Horror
Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento.
Votes: 4,372 | Gross: $0.35M
27. Kolya (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,353 | Gross: $5.73M
30. The Truth About Jane (2000 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Romance
A high-school girl's first sexual experience is with another girl, and, along with her first broken heart, she must deal with her mother's reaction to her revelation that she is a lesbian and with ostracism at school.
32. Fay Grim (2006)
R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A ten-years-later continuation of Hal Hartley's "Henry Fool", where Fay Grim (Posey) is coerced by a CIA agent (Goldblum) to try and locate notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband (Ryan). Published in them is information that could compromises the security of the U.S., causing Fay to first head to Paris to fetch them ...
Votes: 3,634 | Gross: $0.13M
33. Malevolence (2003)
R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a mystery...until now.
34. Nena (I) (2014)
95 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In the summer of 1989, a teenage girl finds herself facing adulthood as she deals with her handicapped father's suicide attempt - while also falling in love for the first time in her life.
35. Daughter of Darkness (1990 TV Movie)
R | 93 min | Horror
The Daughter of Darkness is an atmospheric, sub-hallucinogenic venture into the world of the unknown. The enigma facing the young woman is the identity of her father. Unfortunately for her ... See full summary »
36. The Fourth Man (2014 TV Mini-Series)
174 min | Drama, Thriller
The year is 1975, and the West German embassy in Stockholm is occupied by German terrorists. It's an attack not only on the embassy, but on Sweden's long-standing pride as a peaceful nation... See full summary »
37. Berlin Blues (2003)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of ... See full summary »
38. Lan Yu (2001)
R | 86 min | Drama, Romance
Beijing, 1988. On the cusp of middle-age, Chen Handong has known little but success all his life. The eldest son of a senior government bureaucrat, he heads a fast-growing trading company ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,763 | Gross: $0.12M
39. I Wake Up Yesterday (2012)
120 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
This quirky student comedy tells the story of Petr Kovár (Filip Blazek), who gets the chance to return to the past for a while and he meets the love of his life, his classmate Eliska, again... See full summary »
41. L'autre vie de Richard Kemp (2013)
102 min | Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Inspector Richard Kemp never got around to putting the handcuffs around the Eardrum Slasher, a dangerous serial killer whose rampage began 20 years before. When Hélène, a psychologist, ... See full summary »
42. The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
95 min | Action, Drama
Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989.
44. The Other Dream Team (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport
The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.
Votes: 3,134 | Gross: $0.13M
45. Tender Waves (2013)
96 min | Comedy, Romance
The congenial Vojta is bashful and his family is batty. His short-tempered father, who once failed to swim the English Channel, wants him to be a competing swimmer and his loving mother, a ... See full summary »
47. The Confessional (1995)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel, 16, unmarried, and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,371 | Gross: $0.58M
48. Bornholmer Straße (2014 TV Movie)
88 min | Comedy, Drama
A comic look at the fall of the Berlin Wall in November of 1989, told from the point of view of the German border guards at the checkpoint where it all started.
50. Les interdits (2013)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
1979. Carole and Jerome are 20 and go on tour in Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. They are cousins and pretend engaged. The day as tourists, they visit monuments and museums. In the evening... See full summary »